Yasuní National Park, Ecuador

Photograph by Steve Winter, National Geographic

From the bromeliads, ferns, and orchids that cover a kapok tree 160 feet above the forest floor to the jaguars that prowl below, Ecuador's Yasuní National Park is home to countless plant and animal species. All of them now face threats from oil development.

See more pictures from the January 2013 feature story, "Rain Forest for Sale."